BS Four-Year Degree Plan: Geospatial Sciences

The following degree plan is based on the general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours14
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
ENG 110 Writing I
or COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking
3
KIN 210 Healthy Lifestyles: Preventive Approaches 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States Since 1877
3
GRY 100 World Regional Geography
or GRY 108 Principles of Sustainability
3

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours16-18
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking
or ENG 110 Writing I
3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
MTH 181 Trigonometry
or MTH 138 Pre-Calculus Mathematics
3-5
GRY 142 Introductory Physical Geography
or GLG 110 Principles of Geology
4
General Education - Self Understanding 3

Third Semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours16
CSC 130 The World of Computer Science 3
GRY 300 Geography of the United States
or GRY 305 Selected World Regions
3
GRY 363 Introduction to Geographic Information Science 4
General Education - Self Understanding 3
General elective 3

Fourth Semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours15
MTH 340 (or equivalent) Statisitics 3
GEO 561 Intermediate Geographic Information Science 3
GRY/GEO/IDM/MTH/CIS/CSC elective 3
ENG 210 Writing II: Writing Across the Disciplines
or ENG 221 Writing II: Writing for the Professions
3
General Education - Natural World other than GRY/GLG 3

Fifth Semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours15
GRY 275 Introduction to Plane Surveying 3
GRY 360 Interpretation of Aerial Photography 3
PLN 367 Planning Methods 3
GRY/GEO/IDM/MTH/CIS/CSC elective 3
General Education - Culture & Society 3

Sixth Semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours15
GEO 562 Internet Geospatial Science 3
GEO 551 Remote Sensing 3
GRY/GEO/IDM/MTH/CIS/CSC elective 3
General Education - Self Understanding 3
General elective 3

Intersession (May or August)

CoursesHours
Total hours2
GRY 470 International Field Study in Geography 2

Seventh Semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours15
GEO 566 Advanced Geographic Information Science 3
GEO 568 Thematic Cartography 3
General electives 9

Eighth Semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours14
GRY 498 Placement Seminar in Geography, Geospatial Sciences and Planning 1
GEO 572 Introduction to Photogrammetry and LiDAR Technology 3
GRY/GEO/IDM/MTH/CIS/CSC elective 3
General electives 7